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  • TELUS Spark

    Christie MicroTiles Cut Through Atrium’s High Ambient Light

    PLSN Staff | Projection Connection News | January 13, 2012

    KITCHENER, Ontario – TELUS Spark, The New Science Centre is welcoming visitors with the help of 48 Christie MicroTiles and an assortment of Christie projectors. The Calgary, Alberta venue opened for people of all ages and abilities to explore and discover science, technology and art in new ways. A second wall will be installed later this year, comprising an additional 22 Christie MicroTiles.

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  • NKU

    Christie MicroTiles a Hit with NKU Students

    PLSN Staff | Projection Connection News | January 13, 2012

    CYPRESS, CA - At Northern Kentucky University’s College of Informatics, a Christie MicroTiles interactive video wall installation takes education and gaming to a whole new level.  The 25-feet wide by 15-feet high installation lights up the Digitorium at Griffin Hall, lining the ‘BigWall’ with projections from live video, HDMI and display footage, and cable TV, among other sources.

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  • Jacco Olivier Art Installation

    WorldStage Supports AV for Park Art Installation

    PLSN Staff | Projection Connection News | January 10, 2012

    NEW YORK – WorldStage provided AV support for an innovative installation in New York City’s six-acre Madison Square Park, where Dutch artist Jacco Olivier’s stop-motion animations brighten the park’s winter landscape.  Olivier’s images of birds, a deer, a frog, a beetle and flora are seamlessly integrated into the outdoors, displayed on screens suspended from trees, hidden in the bushes and planted in the ground.  On display in both the park’s heavily trafficked areas and quieter spots, the exhibit runs until March.

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  • NanoLumens

    NanoLumens Display Turns Backyard into Eddie Vedder Concert Venue

    PLSN Staff | Projection Connection News | January 9, 2012

    NORCROSS, GA — Pearl Jam’s Eddie Vedder agreed to perform for a fundraising event at a private residence. Given that it was a daytime event, projection was a consideration. The fact that it was someone’s backyard was another consideration. In under one hour, the backyard balcony was turned into a concert venue using the NanoLumens 112” NanoFlex display.

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  • Illuminata

    Projection Studio Revisits Caerphilly Castle with Illuminata Show

    PLSN Staff | Projection Connection News | December 30, 2011

    LONDON - Projection artist Ross Ashton of The Projection Studio was invited back for the second year to Caerphilly Castle in Wales to recreate his "Illuminata" digital art son et Lumière. Ashton’s projected display onto the facade of the historical monument featured images from the history of the castle, accompanied by a special soundtrack by Karen Monid.

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  • Launch

    Electrosonic Helps Convey Excitement of Lunar Launch at Apollo/Saturn V Center

    PLSN Staff | Projection Connection News | December 28, 2011

    LOS ANGELES - Visitors to Orlando’s Apollo/Saturn V Center get an inside look at what it was like to be part of the Apollo firing room during the Dec. 21, 1968 countdown of the first manned vehicle to orbit the moon. Electrosonic was contracted by executive producer MAYAD (My Design Inc.) of Orlando, FL, to design the show control and AV equipment installation, integrate show systems between the control room and the supplied lighting and effects systems, and program all new and existing show components. The sight and sound simulation even extend to the benches, which give the audience a special “butt-shaker” effect for the blast off.
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  • Gates Planetarium

    Projectiondesign Makes Stars Twinkle Longer at Planetarium

    PLSN Staff | Projection Connection News | December 28, 2011

    Fredrikstad, NORWAY – The stars twinkle longer at the Gates Planetarium, thanks to an installation from Norwegian manufacturer projectiondesign. The planetarium, part of the Denver Museum of Science and Nature, has installed six of projectiondesign's F32 series DLP projectors as part of an upgrade. Their previous 11-projector setup proved unreliable and resulted in a high cost of ownership, and the new equipment provides a solution.
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  • Donny & Marie Christmas Show

    Pete’s Big TVs on Donny & Marie’s Christmas Tour

    PLSN Staff | Projection Connection News | December 15, 2011

    NEW CASTLE, DE - Pete’s Big TVs is providing LED screens, HD cameras and video crew for Donny & Marie Osmond’s touring Christmas Shows in Detroit and now in Chicago through Dec. 24. The Broadway-style revue, under Show Director Michael Barnard, features a mix of holiday songs, Broadway show tunes and career hits. The scenic elements include the LED screens which serve as the backdrop to display a family album of photos and filmed career highlights throughout the show.

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  • Church History Museum

    Christie MicroTiles Draw Visitors to Church History Museum

    PLSN Staff | Projection Connection News | December 14, 2011

    CYPRESS, CA - Christie MicroTiles are the first thing visitors see when going into the Church History Museum in downtown Salt Lake City, UT. In the lobby, in an array 12 units wide by six units high, the array shows two displays simultaneously -  highlighting history and showing scenes of future exhibits. The MicroTiles are serving their purpose of drawing in visitors and guiding them through the exhibit.

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  • Electrosonic Launches Website for Projector Lamp Sources

    PLSN Staff | Projection Connection News | December 12, 2011

    LOS ANGELES – Electrosonic has launched a new website - www.ElectrosonicLamps.com - as a convenient source for purchasing OEM projector lamps as well as cost-effective replacement lamps from major projector manufacturers. Free recycling is offered at no cost.
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  • Durham Cathedral

    Projection Studio, White Light for Durham’s Crown of Light

    PLSN Staff | Projection Connection News | December 6, 2011

    DURHAM, UK - Lumière 2011 features the work of dozens of artists, lighting designers and community groups in 35 installations, bringing a “sparkle of magic” to the medieval city of Durham. The highlight was Crown of Light, a son-et-lumière that uses the architecture of Durham Cathedral as its canvas. Created by projection artist Ross Ashton, Crown of Light
    involved a team of specialists including The Projection Studio and White Light Ltd.

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  • Legoland

    Martin Dresses Up Legoland for Halloween Fun

    PLSN Staff | Projection Connection News | December 5, 2011

    AARHUS, Denmark - For October’s Halloween activities at Legoland in Billund, Denmark, the park outfitted its King’s Castle in Halloween-themed colors and graphics, including animated images from LED-based Martin Professional Exterior 400 Image Projectors. Images of ghosts, skeletons, bats and more decorated the haunt.

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